upcoming Dune The HBO Max prequel series has found a director for the first two episodes. Diversity announces that Johan Renck will be joining the series.
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Renk, who directed all five episodes of the hit HBO series. Chernobylwill direct the first two episodes Dune: The Sisterhoodand will also executive produce an upcoming HBO Max series. It was originally planned that the pilot of the series would be filmed Dune director Denis Villeneuve, but his work on the upcoming sequel Dune prevent him from doing so.
Renk’s history as a director is a success, with his most recent collaboration with HBO – Chernobyl – won him two Emmy awards: one for the executive producer of the series, and the other for the best director of the popular series. Renk has also worked on numerous other shows, including vikings, Pedigree, Breaking Bad, the walking Deadand Stop and ignite.
Dune: The Sisterhood The action will take place in the universe of the epic novel by Frank Herbert. Dune A series of novels told through the eyes of a mysterious order of women known as the Bene Gesserit. Armed with extraordinary powers, this group of women weaves themselves into the feudal politics of Dune, pursuing their own agendas that eventually lead them to the mysterious planet Arrakis and the events of the film.
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Diane Ademou-John will serve as showrunner for the series. Most recently, Ademou-John worked as an executive producer and writer on a Netflix horror series. The Haunting of Bly Manor. Prior to that, her track record includes a job at Fox’s. Empire, Originalsand The Vampire Diaries on The CW and also on NBC middle and Crossing Jordan.